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Long time lurker here finally joining after purchasing my first Impala yesterday! Got a CPO 2017 Impala 1LT and canít wait to see recommendations for mods and any advice you guys have!
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welcome. You'll enjoy the car for sure. Keep the oil synthetic and she'll run for a really long time

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welcome! have you thought of any mods you want to perform? tint, stereo etc? lots to look over on these forums as you may already know.
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Thanks for the welcome! And yes, I've seen a lot that I want to do, I definitely will be looking into some cosmetic mods first like tint, slightly smoking out the headlights/taillights, mesh grille, retro Chevy logo for the grille, and black bowties to start out, maybe more haha.

I am currently looking to add the OEM backup camera functionality to my car; I have a thread open on it already, and I've been doing my own research into it as well. I'm not sure how costly/difficult it will be in the end so I was also looking into the possibility of adding the backup sensors instead but I don't know if that would be any easier to do or cheaper.

As for performance mods, I live in Massachusetts so I don't know how much I could realistically get away with and still be able to pass MA state inspection. Custom exhaust is a no go right off the bat, which is very unfortunate because I love how these cars sound with the custom exhaust. I definitely want to do a tune, I've been looking into the Trifecta tune but don't know if there are better ones out there that someone may recommend.
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The window tint I went with was 35% all the way around which is legal for my area for the rear but front is illegal. Costed me $200 to have done they did a great job.


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Love that new body style! CPO is a great way to go! Welcome

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Welcome Voodoo!! Beautiful Imp!!

Silly question....what is CPO??

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Welcome Voodoo!! [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.impalaforums.com/images/smilies/beer.gif[/IMG] Beautiful Imp!! [IMG class=inlineimg]/images/ImpalaForums_toucan/smilies/tango_face_grin.png[/IMG]

Silly question....what is CPO??[IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.impalaforums.com/images/smilies/dunno.gif[/IMG]

Thank you! And not silly at all! It’s a Certified Preowned (CPO):

http://www.gmcertified.com/certified...d-car-warranty
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The window tint I went with was 35% all the way around which is legal for my area for the rear but front is illegal. Costed me $200 to have done they did a great job.


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35% is the same limit in Massachusetts as well, and we also have the restriction on the front windshield. I don’t know if I want to go that dark yet, a lot of the cops will still give you shit for it around here and pull you over and try to say it’s above the limit.
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Love that new body style! CPO is a great way to go! Welcome
Thank you! I almost pulled the trigger on a 2016 Limited but the new body style really sold me, I just love how aggressive the front of this car looks. I couldn’t pass it up when I found one CPO near me. I wasn’t sold on the silver at first, I usually go for black or gunmetal type of gray but I’m starting to really fall in love with the silver. Plus it’s easier to maintain haha, the black always ends up showing every little thing as the car gets older, the silver will hopefully be a little more forgiving because Massachusetts puts a beating on car finishes
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